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Proof of Entangled Particles being Indetermined

  1. Nov 14, 2012 #1
    I'm sure this has been asked a million times, but how do we know that entangled particles don't "choose" their states when they're separated? If possible, choose the most basic example. Thanks!
     
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  3. Nov 14, 2012 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    They require very careful experiments to show this - however, the difference is in the statistics and the proof is Bell's inequality. Any experiment that verifies this has demonstrated the effect.

    Also see:
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=613582
    ... and the links in that thread for specific examples.
     
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